Belly Dancing with Sahara Dance
Beginner I Belly Dance Technique (8 weeks)
January 10 - February 28
Mondays, 8:15-9:15 pm with Omoladun
Register at http://saharadance.com/classes/halfterm/
This course is designed for students new to belly dance or seeking a
belly dance refresher. No dance experience necessary.
Students will learn basic belly dance technique, including posture,
shimmies, isolations, undulations and traveling steps. Class will
include a brief introduction to the history, context, and philosophy of
belly dance, as well as a brief introduction to Middle Eastern music.
Choreography will be taught to incorporate new movements.
Two separate and distinct Beginner I Technique classes will be offered
each semester. Beginner I Technique (Zeina) is offered in the first half
of each semester; Beginner I Technique (Aziza) is offered in the second
half of each semester. Each course will run 8 weeks, and together
provide a complete introduction to belly dance.
Second session classes will meet March 3-April 27 (8 weeks).
(No class April 18)
Sahara Dance class structure is based on a Western format of clear
movement breakdowns, drilling the basics, hands on corrections and
integrating movements through combinations, choreography and
No prior experience necessary. Wear comfortable, form-fitting clothing.
Hip scarf optional.
Presented in partnership with Sahara Dance, Washington DC's Center for
Middle Eastern Dance.
To register, visit http://saharadance.com/classes/halfterm/ and choose
the "Dupont Circle" tab.
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